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Experience & Speciality Areas

I have extensive experience providing treatment & support for:

  • Adoption - related issues (primarily focused from an adult perspective)
  • Dealing with stress, anxiety and depression
  • Understanding & managing major mental health issues, including bipolar disorder and
    psychotic spectrum illnesses
  • Letting go of self-criticism, shame and internal judgments
  • Coping with life transitions
  • Managing a medical crisis or long term illness
  • Preparing for surgery
  • Healing from trauma

Special areas of interest & expertise include:

  • Assisting clients to recognize and change old "emotional habits" that get in their way using mindfulness practice & philosophy.
  • Providing education, consultation & counseling for adult adoptees, adoptive parents birth parents, and people considering adoption to better understand and manage life issues that may relate to their unique adoption experience.
  • Teaching and reviewing "life skills" to support clients to grow beyond "feeling stuck" or confused in dealing with current life challenges.
  • Weaving traditional, evidence-based therapy with various holistic modalities & teachings for clients who want to blend emotional healing with spiritual practice.

"Just take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase. Just take the first step." -- Martin Luther King

Lisa E. Haskins, LCPC  .  56 Maine Street, Brunswick ME, 04011  .  (207) 725-9790  .  .  Create growth, change, and healing in your life.